LIOU took part in the discussion of cooperation between Ukraine and Belgium in the field of insurance and maritime industry

On April 15, 2019, the Kyiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a press conference on Ukrainian-Belgian relations in the maritime industry, logistics and insurance.

The organizers of the event were the company “MEDIACOMPASS” and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry “BeNeLux-Ukraine”. The International Maritime Journal “Shipping” was the official media partner of the conference.During the press conference there was a discussion of the present and future of the Ukrainian-Belgian relations in the maritime industry, transport sector and insurance, a new stage of cooperation, the issue of state support, etc. Also, within the framework of the event, a series of presentations of the MEDIACOMPASS projects took place, including the presentation of the MCI 2019 Maritime Insurance Conference, which will take place on May 8-9  in Antwerp.

As noted in his speech Mr. Luc Pisson, Antwerp from the 16th century is the center of marine and cargo insurance. Today, there are about 10 major insurance companies operating in the field of cargo insurance. In fact, Antwerp today is the center for raising the skills of insurance professionals, which is why the organizers decided to hold a conference in this city. In addition, an international exhibition on logistics and transport ANTWERP XL will take place in Antwerp on May 7-9.Speakers of the conference: Igor Poludov, Head of the Department of Foreign Economic Relations of the Kyiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Mykola Sivak, Executive Director of MEDIA COMPASS; Olga Zerkalova, Head of the organization of conferences MEDIA COMPASS; Mr. Luke Pisson, President of the BeNeLux Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ukraine, Oleksandr Varvarenko, Shipnext General Director, Denis Rabmizo, President of the College of Lawyers of Ukraine’s Maritime Law.

More than 50 representatives of Ukrainian transport and maritime companies, insurance business, profile organizations, institutions, associations and mass media took part in the press conference. The League of Insurance Organizations of Ukraine at the event was presented by Director of the Information Policy Department of the LIOU Iryna Denisova.

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